James, Britt make USA Basketball cut

Incoming North Carolina freshman Joel James and 2013 commitment Nate Britt are among the 14 finalists for the 2012 USA Men's U18 National Team, USA Basketball announced Thursday night.

James, a forward, and Britt, a point guard, will continue to train in Colorado Springs, Colo., until the team is pared down to 12 prior to its June 12 departure for the FIBA Americas U18 Championship in Brazil.